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    #1

    Unhappy I've seen it work before

    I got this sentence "I've seen it work before" in Tactics Listening book.
    Is there something wrong with the word "work" here?
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    #2

    Re: I've seen it work before

    What makes you think there is something wrong with the word "work" in your sentence?

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    Re: I've seen it work before

    It could mean that the person has seen whatever it is function successfully.

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    Re: I've seen it work before

    What makes you think there is something wrong with the word "work" in your sentence?
    I think the word "work" here is a verb and it's after "it", so how can it be an ordinary verb? I don't get the structure here.
    It could mean that the person has seen whatever it is function successfully.
    I got the meaning but the structure confuses me. :D

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    Re: I've seen it work before

    We see/hear/feel/watch/etc someone/something do ( bare infinitive) something.

    We can also see/hear/feel/watch/etc someone doing (-ing form) something.

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    Re: I've seen it work before

    Oh! I got it - thank you :D

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